Lions Pool Temporary Closure

Lions Pool, the City of Yakima’s indoor aquatics facility, will close temporarily from May 1st through June 18th for improvements. Click “Read More” for details about the upgrades.

Chesterley Park Walkway Project

Walkway expansion is underway at the City of Yakima’s Chesterley Park. The project will be complete by late April/early May. Click “Read More” for details and a project map.

City Irrigation Season

April 3rd marks the start of the City of Yakima’s irrigation season. Click “Read More” for tips to prep for irrigation, the irrigation system’s history and contact numbers for more information.

2022 Fall Program Guide

Softball in the snow, Teen Zone, Harvest Carnival and more are in store this fall/winter thanks to Yakima Parks and Recreation. Click “Read More” for the 2022 Fall Program Guide.

Sustainable Yakima Committee

Volunteers of all ages are needed for the City of Yakima’s new Sustainable Yakima Committee. Click “Read More” for details and apply! Application deadline is Sept. 30.

Lodging Tax and Tourism Promotion

Click “Read More” for details about applying for City of Yakima lodging tax and tourism promotion grant funds. Applications will be accepted from May 2nd through July 1st.

Disaster Preparedness Survey

Yakima County is updating its hazard mitigation plan and encourages your participation in a disaster preparedness survey. Click “Read More” for details about the plan and a link to the survey.

Homelessness Resources

There are a number of local, non-profit organizations available to assist those experiencing homelessness. Want to help? Click “Read More” for contact info and resources.

Map of the Month – New Utility Box Art

Click “Read More” to learn about a recent addition to a City of Yakima project that wraps utility boxes in local artwork. Also click for an interactive map showing the other signal box art installations.

Excessive Heat Warning

An excessive heat warning is in effect through 8 pm Thursday, July 1. Click “Read More” for more about the heat wave, cooling centers the City of Yakima is offering and tips to stay safe.